We’re excited to announce that Yujin (Gin) Hyeon has joined Cloudbric as Chief Strategic Officer (CSO).
As Cloudbric’s new CSO, Gin will be driving corporate strategy and investor relations to take the next big step forward. As a veteran of the tech industry, Gin’s experience with early stage companies from growth stage to IPOs will be pivotal for Cloudbric’s continued development. Given his track record, we are very excited to have him join our roster.
To give some background, Gin was a Co-Founder of Com2uS, one of the world’s first mobile gaming companies, which was established in 1996 and known for games like Summoners War: Sky Arena, Ace Fishing, Golf Star, and Tiny Farm.
His role was twofold with on hand on the business side and another on product development. On the business side Gin was focused on acquiring funding for the team and expanding business overseas, including the opening of regional offices in London, Bangalore, Los Angeles and Singapore.
On the product development end, he helped the company achieve its strategic goals and moved product development by co-developing the product lineup.
Some highlights while working with Com2uS include developing and negotiating contractual agreements with license holders, mobile telecommunications carriers, and other strategic partners, successfully completing agreements with 64 mobile telecommunications operators in 32 countries.
Notably, he also developed strategic partnerships with Samsung Electronics, Nokia, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, Siemens, Sun Microsystems, Qualcomm, and YAHOO.
It doesn’t end with just Com2uS!
Gin worked for INKA ENTWORKS, which specializes in security solutions and is known worldwide as one of the leading DRM (Digital Rights Management) technology companies.
With the launch of AppSealing, a software that prevents hacking for mobile applications, Gin, as Senior VP, oversaw the strategic and business plans for the solution all while implementing a China strategy before launching it into an incubation program.
He also worked for a company called ASCAN, a document management and record archiving company based in Korea that uses AI, serving as COO.
In between balancing both operating and strategic planning, Gin also helped acquire overseas funding for the company.
Amongst his experience in the tech industry, Gin has accumulated over 15 years of experience in consulting and grant writing too.
He has worked in consulting for companies like Fairways Consulting Services (a company focused on preparing businesses to enter the Indian market) and Brilliant Rise, a Hong Kong based company composed of former executives in the various fields of technology and internet to provide consulting services, project management, and merger & acquisition services.
Mostly recently, as the previous CSO to the Korean product design and development startup PiQuant, he oversaw the investor relation management aspect of the business and their strategic partnerships.
With his extensive experience in building company strategies across various industries and his huge investor network, we are excited to bring in Gin to the team as someone who can help us continue to grow.
Gin is joining the team at a time in which Cloudbric is seeing a 50% increase in the company’s workforce.
(Though a Korean national, Gin spent a total of 32 years in India. He speaks a total of five languages! English, Korean, Hindi, French, and Spanish).
Furthermore, as a company, we’re excited to continue growing and in various industries as well.
Recently, Cloudbric began providing security services to cryptocurrency exchanges blockchain businesses and has now delved into the operation of blockchain wallet nodes, utilizing its know-how in cloud computing services like AWS and others.
We aim to build blockchain nodes in our existing data centers and servers around the world to grow this business.